A kids education is really important. You probably already know this. With the world population expected to reach 8 billion and many of them living in poverty with a lack of education, we can begin to see the role of education does for a child and in the long run what education does for a society.
In the west, were many of us enjoy the luxuries, technologies and advances of modern man we fail to see exactly what education really does for us.
At only an 88% high school graduation percentage, this country is not the most educated as some may believe.
Below is a video of former president Obama speaking on this topic.